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Nov 13, 2012 4:30am EST
. news, today the former d.c. council chair kwame brown is scheduled to be sentenced in federal court. in june brown pleaded guilty to bank fraud. he admitted to lying on two separate bank loans valued at more than 200,000. he could face a maximum of six months in jail. prosecutors have asked the judge in the case to sentence brown to six days plus three years probation. >>> president obama is trying to gain support for his plan to avoid the fiscal cliff. today he'll meet with labor leaders. tomorrow he hopes to earn the support of business leaders. friday he'll talk to congressional leaders. the fiscal cliff is a series of tax increases and across the board spending cuts which many economists say could push our country into another recession. congress is also going to be working on the fiscal cliff when it comes back to work today. the house and senate have been in recess since september when legislators took a break for elections. both democratic and republican leaders say they do believe some kind of deal can be worked out before the end ever the year. newly elected senators from b
Nov 14, 2012 4:30am EST
remain unanswered. gary nurenberg, 9news. >>> former d.c. council chairman kwame brown has been sentenced to a 30-day suspended sentence for a campaign finance charge. that sentence was the second one he got yesterday. earlier in the day a federal judge sentenced brown to one day in custody followed by six months of home detention with electronic monitoring for lying on loan applications. he also has to complete 480 hours of what the judge says should be very public community service. brown admitted to both of those crimes in june. >>> a step back for prosecutors in the st coast rape ais case. suspect aaron thomas was expected to accept a plea deal but when he went before the judge yesterday, he said he wasn't sure what was right or wrong or what he was doing. now it appears the case is headed for trial. thomas is charged with rape and abduction on an attack on three teenagers in halloween back on 2009. >>> a 17-yard man is in jail accused of two gruesome murders. the cab driver was murdered in the district. >> a woman out walking her dog was killed in waldorf, maryland. ken mol
Nov 7, 2012 4:30am EST
out of elections in the district of columbia, the fate of michael a. brown. district voters ousted brown from the d.c. council after a string of revelations about his personal and political finances. just another episode for d.c. voters growing more concerned about ethics and local politics. let's take a look here at the ipad results. these were two city at large positions that were up for grabs. vincent orange of course ruling the day here getting 36% of the vote. but david grosso actually coming in at 20% versus 15% for michael brown. this really became an election about character and we didn't just see that with these two men running for that particular office. it also came with the question a charter amendment, charter amendment number 5, voters said yes to allowing the council to expel a council member for gross mission conduct. let me show -- misconduct. let me show you this here. on question 5 the amendment, 86% of voters in the district volted in favor of that against 14%. it also came up in amendment 6, this would be disqualification from the d.c. council. 22% against and
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